GOP challenges to Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan put debt relief in jeopardy

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2022
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The tens of millions of Americans who’ve been celebrating news of student loan forgiveness are now stuck in limbo as Republicans mount legal challenges to the Biden administration’s plan.

In August, President Joe Biden announced that most federal student loan borrowers will be eligible for some forgiveness: up to $10,000 if they didn’t receive a Pell Grant, which is a type of aid available to low-income undergraduate students, and up to $20,000 if they did.

The White House has said that borrowers will be able to start applying for the relief this month, and...

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